LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Alberta Jones is the civil rights pioneer almost no one knows. She was Louisville’s first female black prosecutor and negotiated the first fight contract for Muhammad Ali, her neighbor. She registered thousands of African-American voters in the 1960s and paved the way for a ban on ...
Posted Thursday, September 28th 2017 at 8:22PM
Archaeologists believe they have found the key to unlocking a mystery almost as old as the Great Pyramid itself: Who built the structure and how were they able to transport two-ton blocks of stone to the ancient wonder more than 4,500 years ago?
Over the years, researchers posited a number of com ...
Posted Thursday, September 28th 2017 at 6:59PM
ABCNews--TLC's Tionne "T-Boz" Watkins says she wants justice after the recent shooting death of her cousin, Eddie Russell Jr.
In a letter posted Monday to her Instagram and over several posts on Twitter, Watkins alleged that Russell was shot 18 t ...
Posted Thursday, September 28th 2017 at 6:52PM
A Muslim liberal arts college that offers subjects such as Islamic law alongside courses in math and philosophy has bought a former seminary campus for its undergraduate program.
Zaytuna College, the first accredited Muslim college in the U.S., pa ...
Posted Thursday, September 28th 2017 at 6:46PM
ATLANTA - Across the web, people are sharing a so-called “rule” pertaining to the National Anthem and whether or not NFL players are required to attend.
Social media users are posting the following text and asking readers to copy and paste:
Posted Thursday, September 28th 2017 at 6:39PM
RICHMOND--A state commission planning an anti-slavery monument in downtown Richmond voted Wednesday to include Nat Turner, the leader of a bloody 1831 slave uprising in Southampton County, among a group of 10 African-American figures who will be hono ...
Posted Thursday, September 21st 2017 at 8:31PM
AUSTIN - It's dashcam footage that many will never forget and that sparked criticism around the country questioning police use of force. Now, newly released audio recordings show former Texas Department of Safety Trooper Brian Encinia claims he feare ...
Posted Thursday, September 21st 2017 at 8:25PM
(FinalCall.com) The shock of the hour struck America in the form of Hurricane Harvey in Texas and Irma in Florida.
Dazed citizens, rich and poor, White and Black, struggled through the recovery processes.
Catastrophes of biblical proportions l ...
Posted Thursday, September 21st 2017 at 8:17PM
Have some fews and two? Put it in your kick, head to the nearest frolic pad, and prove that you’re a jitterbug.
If these phrases sound like gibberish, you must not be hep—or at least you haven’t read the Hepster’s Dictionary, a glossary of Harlem ...
Posted Tuesday, August 8th 2017 at 6:38PM
August 3, 2017
When we lose a loved one, our first thought is not the logistics of their burial. Our first thoughts tend to be the memories we shared, the laughs we had and primarily — the overwhelming pain of their absence ...
Posted Tuesday, August 8th 2017 at 6:30PM
Janine Hayes was working her shift at the Port of Call restaurant on Esplanade Avenue, at the edge of the French Quarter, when the deluge started Saturday afternoon.
She and her co-workers noticed the water was pooling faster than it does in a typ ...
Posted Tuesday, August 8th 2017 at 6:23PM
CINCINNATI (FOX19) - If you’ve ever bought a cell phone, laptop, tablet or power tool that runs on lithium-ion batteries, there's a chance you could get a piece of a class action settlement.
Several battery makers agreed to the $45 million settlem ...
Posted Tuesday, August 8th 2017 at 4:20PM
USA TODAY--Reading Cate Lineberry’s Be Free or Die (St. Martin’s, 231 pp., *** out of four stars) is a little like recovering a national heirloom that was lost, stolen or buried through decades.
It recounts the amazing-because-it’s-all-true story ...
Posted Thursday, June 29th 2017 at 5:29PM
WALLER, Texas (KTRK) -- A civil rights group is condemning a judge's decision to drop a perjury charge against the arresting officer in the Sandra Bland case.
Only a handful of members from the Greater Houston Coalition for Justice spoke out Thurs ...
Posted Thursday, June 29th 2017 at 5:23PM
To understand the essence of Islam is to understand the very essence of humanity. More than a religion, Islam is a complete and comprehensive way of life leading to a balanced way of living. Islam brings civilization and happiness to man. Islamic pri ...
Posted Tuesday, June 27th 2017 at 12:13PM
Dr. Wesley Muhammad Discusses The Rise And Resurrection Of Black Men And Women In America on the nationally syndicated morning radio program, "The Breakfast Club." Dr. Wesley Muhammad is an African -American historian, professor, scholar, and a ...
Posted Sunday, June 25th 2017 at 7:01PM
Chadwick Boseman is absolutely killing the game in Hollywood. The star of 42 and the upcoming Black Panther, he has also lined up a new film about the late Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall…and it looks good!
Having already portrayed bot ...
Posted Saturday, June 24th 2017 at 7:16PM
AURORA--Winning the lottery couldn't have come at a better time for this Colorado woman.
Yahnique S. of Aurora quit her job last month. But just days later, she won the $3.3 million Lotto jackpot.
The mother-of-three explained in a press releas ...
Posted Saturday, June 24th 2017 at 7:12PM
The family of the late reggae icon Peter Tosh wants the U.S. Department of Justice to investigate after they claim his son was beaten into a coma while he was being held in the Bergen County Jail.
In 2013, Jawara McIntosh, now 37, was arrested aft ...
Posted Saturday, June 24th 2017 at 7:09PM
Maryland wants to add abolitionist to the halls of Congress
The state of Maryland is moving closer to having a statue of abolitionist Harriet Tubman built for display in the United States Capitol.
The state’s junior senator, Democrat Chris Van ...
Posted Thursday, June 15th 2017 at 12:12PM
Before Columbus: How Africans Brought Civilization to America
Global Research, December 30, 2015
Global Research 12 October 2014
Editor’s note: This article was originally published in 2014.
On Monday , America’s government off ...
Posted Thursday, June 15th 2017 at 12:00PM
Three of four African-American boys in California classrooms failed to meet reading and writing standards on the most recent round of testing, according to data obtained from the state Department of Education and analyzed by CALmatters.
More than ...
Posted Thursday, June 15th 2017 at 11:50AM